|hpr1561 :: How I got into Accessible Computing - Mike Ray|
Summary: How I got into Accessible Computing including definition of 'accessible'Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1561 Accessibility tools for the visually impaired A short explanation of how I personally got involved with accessible computing, a definition of the term 'accessible' as it is applied to anything in relation to persons with physical or cognitive impairment, and very short list of the most commonly used adaptive tools to improve accessibility to Windows and Linux...
Keywords: accessible; NVDA; Orca; brltty; Vinux; Talking Arch; Ubuntu Accessibility; Debian Accessibility
|hpr1569 :: Many-to-many data relationship howto - Mike Ray|
Summary: The best way to implement a many-to-many relationship in a database, with real exampleSource: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1569How to implement a many-to-many join in a relational database The purpose of this HPR show is to demonstrate the best, and really the only way to define a many-to-many relationship between two entities in a database. What triggered it? There has been some discussion between Ken and Dave on the community news podcasts, presumably relating to some work ...
Keywords: database; sqlite; sqlite3; many-to-many; codd; normalisation; sql
|hpr1649 :: Raspberry Pi Accessibility Breakthrough - Mike Ray|
Summary: How I fixed the stuttering text-to-speech on a Raspberry PiSource: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1649 Since April last year the text-to-speech using eSpeak in the Raspberry Pi console has stuttered very badly and regularly crashes the kernel. Here's how I fixed it. Cloning my github repo: git clone https://github.com/cromarty/ttsprojects.git Installation: cd ttsprojects/raspberry-pi/libilctts/buildsudo ./build.shcd ../../piespeakupsudo ./build.sh Bingo! Speech should work...
Keywords: Raspberry Pi; Accessibility; console; speakup; kernel oops; fixed
|hpr1629 :: Banana Pi - First Impressions - Mike Ray|
Summary: Banana Pi first impressionsSource: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1629The Banana Pi - First Impressions They say duplication is the sincerest form of flattery, substitute the word of your choice for 'duplication'. The Banana Pi is made in China and bears an uncanny resemblance to the Raspberry Pi. Not just the name, the board is fractionally larger, some of the features on the board are similarly placed: 26-pin GPIO 3.5mm analogue audio jack RCA composite video jack SD card slo...
Keywords: Banana Pi; Raspberry Pi; Linux